Placebo has spoken out about their eighth album ‘Never Let Me Go’ in a new interview, with vocalist Brian Molko hoping he’s been “courageous”It is.
Placebo is now available ‘Never Let Me Go’ earlier this month, with the followup to 2013’s ‘Loud Like Love’April 25, 2022.
A new interview was conducted with The Guardian, it’s revealed that ‘Never Let Me Go’It was during a tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of their debut album, 1996 self-titled, that it began.
That run was like a run for Molko. “an extremely commercial exercise. Having to go back and play songs which felt quite sophomoric for me at first made me want to do something that really, really broke with all of my safety nets.”
The band has already shared how they created the album. “backwards”. Molko spoke out about the new working model. “If you decide to do everything in a way that you don’t actually know how to do, you’ll fall into a series of accidents which can stimulate you or disgust you. That surprise is what I live for.”
According to the interview ‘Never Let Me Go’The topic of climate change, extreme inequality, and society under constant surveillance includes the Molko Report. Molko may not have the right answers. “For me, it’s about not existing in the problem and trying to live in the solution. I wanted to express something visceral, something very human. I just hope that other people will understand it and that it will move them,”He stated.
“I hope that I’ve been somewhat courageous with this record so that it might inspire courage in others. It might help them stand up for what they believe in. That’s all. That’s what music did for me,”He added.
Placebo was launched in September ‘Beautiful James’Their first song in five year, “We Are Here”, which was then followed up by ‘Surrounded By Spies’Also included were details of a UK and Ireland tour that was announced earlier in the month.
The run will take place in November and December of 2022 and features two shows at London’s O2 Academy Brixton.